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STEP program returns for 2017

The Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) application process kicked off Friday for Alberta employers looking to hire students for summer 2017.

The program provides eligible Alberta employers with funding to hire summer students. Under the program, employers receive a $7-per-hour wage subsidy to provide students with work experience from May to August.
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Morinville Farmers’ Market resumes this Friday

The Morinville Farmers’ Market resumes at the Ray McDonald Sports Center Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The market will continue indoors weekly until June except for Good Friday.

Market Manager Korien Sampson said the indoor market had about 15 vendors when it shut down for the Christmas break. She is anticipating ten vendors to start this week and to grow the selection in coming weeks. […]

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Morinville Library prepares for another busy year in 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a big year for the Morinville Public Library (MPL).

“There are so many programs, for babies to seniors, at the library and in 2017 there is sure to be some new, exciting, programming added as well,” said Amy Guenette, Chair of the MPL Board, in an interview on December 15. “There always seems to be something fun going on at the library every month.” […]

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Shop in Morinville: We have a winner

René Chevalier was the winner of our 12 Shops of Christmas contest. Participating businesses drew one name each to narrow the field down to 12, and we drew René’s name Dec. 20. Mr. Chevalier chose to spend his $500 prize at JM Turner Goldsmith ($300), The Flower Stop ($100) and Liquor on Main ($100).
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